COLLEGE TO CAREERS FOCUS AREA:

Business &
Professional Services


Business & Professional Services prepares students for careers as varied as marketing, management, insurance, and banking. Careers like these may have you working with financial statements, analyzing data to interpret trends, creating a marketing strategy, or managing an overall business plan. City Colleges’ Business & Professional Services programs get you ready for further college or a career with one of our industry partners and beyond.

Enroll in a Business & Professional Services program at City Colleges and you will:

  • Connect with hundreds of employers looking to hire through our Career Network, our online job board.
  • Prepare to transfer to a four-year university, saving up to $40,000 on the cost of a bachelor’s degree.
  • Learn effective networking skills, how to shine at career fairs, time management and more.




Attend Open House

April 4, 2017

Learn more about Business & Professional Services and general education courses, financial aid and scholarships, job placement and transfer programs, student resources, and tour our campus. Visit any one of our seven college locations.

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Open House - April 4, 2017

Degree & Certificate Programs

Our certificates and degrees work together to build your qualifications and career.


Business & Professional Services Pathways:

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Accounting, Finance & Insurance
Architecture
General Business
Library Technical Assistant
Paralegal
  • PATHWAY

    • Paralegal
  • BASIC CERTIFICATE

    • Paralegal
  • ADVANCED CERTIFICATE

    • Paralegal
  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE

Real-Estate Broker Pre-Licensure
  • PATHWAY

    • Real-Estate Broker Pre-Licensure
  • Basic CERTIFICATE

  • ADVANCED CERTIFICATE

    • Real-Estate Broker Pre-Licensure
  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE

    • Real-Estate Broker Pre-Licensure

Industry & Academic Partners

City Colleges has partnered with industry leaders to design curriculum and work-based learning experiences, and offer internships to ensure we teach you the skills employers need. We've also developed transfer and articulation agreements with several four-year colleges & universities to ensure the credits you earn transfer as you continue your educational journey.

Industry Partners:

  • Accenture
  • Allstate
  • Aon
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Boxless Media
  • CDW
  • Country Financial
  • Deloitte
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Gad Group
  • Gap, Inc.
  • Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program
  • Groupon
  • Northern Trust
  • Randstad
  • RR Donnelley
  • TCF Bank
  • Tilton, Kelly + Bell

Academic Partners:

  • Governors State University
  • National Louis University
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Loyola University
  • Roosevelt University
  • Robert Morris University
  • University of Illinois at Chicago

Learn more about the partnerships City Colleges has developed to provide you with a smooth transition from City Colleges graduation to the college or university of your choice.


Ready to Start?

City Colleges of Chicago is an open enrollment institution
and students are accepted year-round.

The first step in enrollment is completing an online application here.